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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Schoolboys attend Pope Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: A young girl and a nun attend Pope Francis' weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Pope Francis allows two boys on his Popemobile during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Pope Francis allows two boys on his Popemobile during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Pope Francis kisses a child during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 16: Pope Francis greets the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on April 16, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Today the Holy Father held his audience on the Wednesday of Holy Week or 'Spy Wednesday' as it is called in many parts of the English-speaking world. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
Pope Francis is hugged by a child at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis is hugged by a child at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
FILE - In this file photo Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. "Selfie" the smartphone self-portrait has been declared word of the year for 2013 by Britain's Oxford University Press. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, File)
Pope Francis is cheered by a crowd of faithful at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis drinks from a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, that was offered by faithful as the pontiff is driven through the crowd at the end of a Palm Sunday mass in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Vatican police chief commander Domenico Giani, right, pours Pope Francis a drink into a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, that was offered by faithful as the pontiff is driven through the crowd at the end of a Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Vatican police chief commander Domenico Giani, right, pours Pope Francis a drink into a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, that was offered by faithful as the pontiff is driven through the crowd at the end of a Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis is hugged by a child at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis is hugged by a child at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis poses for pictures with faithful at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis is cheered by a crowd of faithful at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis poses for pictures with faithful at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis poses for pictures with faithful at the end of a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he hopped off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people in the crowd. In his homily, Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
FILE - In this file photo Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 released Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 by Miss Deborah Arcelli and taken on a mobile phone by her son Riccardo, second from left, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican. "Selfie" the smartphone self-portrait has been declared word of the year for 2013 by Britain's Oxford University Press. (AP Photo/Riccardo Aguiari, File)
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He was making his way through a big crowd after his Palm Sunday mass, when he hopped out and posed for some pictures - selfies, of course.

He greeted a group of fifth graders, then offered the kids a ride around the square and of course they couldn't turn it down.

One of the boys told the Associated Press it was the ride of a lifetime.

We'd like to hitch a ride with his holiness on a number of wheels:

Like his Harley Davidson, which recently sold for a whopping $327,000 at a charity auction.

And this stylish vintage Renault 4 given to him by a priest.



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